January 10, 2019 9:03 AM Strictly Come Dancing pro announces BIG line-up news: 'Welcome to the team'
STRICTLY COME DANCING professional Giovanni Pernice revealed huge news about his upcoming 2019 solo tour on Instagram last night as he unveiled two of the dancers joining him in the cast. In 2014, it was revealed former Strictly favourite Robin Windsor, 39, would not be taking part in the 12th series due to injury, with Trent stepping up to take his place 145
January 4, 2019 2:18 AM Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87
Herb Kelleher, who co-founded low-cost US carrier Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87, the company says. The company described him as "a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator" who disrupted the airline industry "by making flying both fun and affordable". Founded in 1967, his airline initially aimed to provide cheap flights between the Texas cities of Houston 99
January 3, 2019 1:04 PM Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino to headline Coachella festival
The festival, which attracts huge crowds, will also feature The 1975, Tame Impala, Jaden Smith, Solange and Wiz Khalifa. Held over two weekends in Indio, California, the event often attracts big names, with Beyonce the main attraction last year. Guns N' Roses, Lady Gaga and Drake have also performed. Grande tweeted: "Humbled and excited as all hell - thank 151
January 2, 2019 8:43 AM Cathay Pacific to honour $16,000 fares sold for $675
Cathay Pacific has said it will honour first-class and business-class tickets that it sold to some lucky passengers for a fraction of the usual price. The Hong Kong-based airline mistakenly sold business-class seats on August flights from Vietnam to New York for about $675 return. The airline admitted that it "made a mistake", but said it would honour 80
December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019
The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 103
December 31, 2018 3:43 PM New Year’s Day 2019: How much do London New Year fireworks cost?
NEW YEAR’S EVE is here, and London’s dazzling firework display is the centrepiece of celebrations in the UK, whether watched live or on TV from home or a pub. But how much do they cost? Final preparations are underway for the dazzling fireworks display in central London. About 70,000 fireworks will go off during the show, which will last just over 10 minutes 107
December 10, 2018 11:28 AM Middle-aged female celebrities all going out with same man
EVERY middle-aged female celebrity is in a relationship with the same man, it has emerged. Called Lee, Dean or Justin, the man likes going to the gym and claims to be a property developer although he mainly works as a bouncer at a scary nightclub in Swindon. Lee/Dean/Justin is currently going out with Kerry Katona, Melanie Sykes, two of the Spice Girls 45
December 6, 2018 11:41 AM Spurs balls: falling crowds should worry club
As Spurs continue to build their new municipal stadium, news is that the Premier League’s highest-placed London club’s victory over Southampton was watched by 33,012. Mauricio Pochettino, the Spurs manager, says: “We cannot ask more of our fans.” Not the ones that turn up, no. But surely the relatively small crowd in a cavernous Wembley Stadium is a worry 60
November 15, 2018 3:00 PM Stormzy to play Glastonbury? Posters in Oxfam stores 'confirm headliner'
A staff member at Glastonbury's Oxfam store confirmed they were keeping the poster up, but would not say where it came from. A Glastonbury Free Press poster which has been put up in some Oxfam stores says the grime artist and rapper will play on the Friday night of the world-famous festival in Somerset. Sky News spoke to a member of staff at the charity's 139
November 12, 2018 4:08 PM Virgin Atlantic Launch The UK’s First Ever “Pride Flight”
Virgin Atlantic have launched an LGBTQ+ only flight ready for pride next year in New York City. Yep, you can be personally chauffeured (is it classed as being ‘chauffeured’ if it’s a plane?) to one of the biggest parties in the world. The flight will be manned by only LGBTQ+ pilots and crew meaning everyone on board is down with celebrating queer culture 347